Jesse J Hirvelä

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Description of research and teaching

I am currently working as a researcher at the National Archives of Finland and its research project "Finns in Russia 1917-1964" in which my area of responsbility include the study of Finns in the Leningrad area and Soviet Karelia. As part of the project, I am writing my doctoral thesis which focuses on the activities of Finnish communists in Leningrad and Ingria during the interwar period.

Research interests

  • Finns in Russia/the Soviet Union
  • History of the Soviet Union
  • Ingrian Finns
  • Migration
  • Communism
  • Nationalism
  • Environmental history

Education information

BA in History (UCL, School of Slavonic and East European Studies) 2011-2014

MSc in Political Science, Political history (University of Helsinki) 2014-2017

PhD in Political Science, Political history (University of Helsinki) 2020-

Fields of Science

  • 615 History and Archaeology
  • 5201 Political History

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.